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  •  My dad constructed a garden on our roof (5+ / 0-)

    back in the early '70s.  The carrots turned out L-shaped because the soil was not very deep.  We thought he was nuts.  Turns out he was way ahead of his time.

    A fool and your money are soon partying.

    by Maudlin on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 09:29:58 AM PDT

    •  I madebackyard an English garden (video)... (1+ / 0-)
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      Or as best I could for a Baltimore rowhouse:

      "...America can change. Our union can be perfected." President-Elect Barack Obama

      by Jack Dublin on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 09:45:49 AM PDT

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      •  p.s. I spread mulch on top of newspapers... (1+ / 0-)
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        to keep the weeds under control.  I don't use any sprays.  The newspaper will disintegrate over the winter and help the soil to stay rich.

        "...America can change. Our union can be perfected." President-Elect Barack Obama

        by Jack Dublin on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 09:51:22 AM PDT

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